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Not So Much the Name But What He Has Said That Defines Barack Hussein Obama

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Oct 16, 2008 at 13:40

Knowing full well that this election is about appearances and not substance, indeed saying the full name is not in the best interests of the Democratic hopeful, for his purportedly former Islamic and related allegiances are perceived as political liabilities, such as we heard from the former presidential contender J. Jackson in France. After his making the statement, and after being surprised at how quickly it made it into the American presidential caucus, it was of course played out and sent spinning as being taken out of context.

To believe that Mr. Jackson did not mean what he said is like Barack Hussein Obama saying he does not spring from Muslim roots. Add to that the swirling and persistant assertions of Sen. Obama's not so former associations filling the background sources of information and we see how successful the mainstream media is in perpetuating a delusion of politically influential propaganda intended to propel a candidate of the liberal Democratic party's quest for expanded power.

Sen. Obama has already offered his perspective: "I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."

With this in perspective, we wonder when he was speaking to the pro-Israeli interests last summer that his comments directed toward the Land of Israel were tongue-in-cheek, that a true reality check of the comments made by J. Jackson are more in line with the pro-Arab State Department's position to divide Israel; and Sen Obama's administrative policies, if he is elected, will be modified to the same effect.

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